Monday 15 July 2024

Murder Most Vile Volume 48


18 Chilling true murder cases, including

You're Not Well, Mr. Blackwell:
A deeply delusional young man concocts a fantasy life for himself. Those who oppose him are in grave danger.

Girl in a Box: A box sits on the platform, awaiting the Chicago-bound train. It’s giving off an oppressive odor, a hint to what’s inside.

My Father, the Serial Killer: As a boy, Matt learned that his dad had once shot a man by accidental. He could forgive that. He could not forgive what followed.

Hell House: He was an innocent child, betrayed by the system, abused to death by a truly evil woman who called herself his grandmother.

Death by Jacuzzi: According to Frank, his wife had drowned in their hot tub. If you’re going to lie to the police, it’s the small details that count.

No Way Out: A man is found dead inside a locked room, baffling even the NYPD’s best detectives. How did the killer enter? And how did he leave?

To Catch a Killer: A woman is butchered in her apartment. Then detectives make a startling discovery. Her neighbor is a suspect in a very similar crime.

A Dangerous Woman:
She was a raven-haired beauty, an object of desire for every man she met. She was also selfish, manipulative...and a killer.

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Murder Most Vile Volume 48

Sunday 16 June 2024

Deadly Women Volume 17

20 classic true crime cases of women who kill, including;

Nicola Edgington: She’d already been convicted of murdering her mother. Now Nicola was free again, wandering the streets with a butcher’s knife in her pocket.

Helen Ryan: A marriage plagued by domestic violence, a divorce headed for a bitter court battle. But who needs courts when you have a 12-guage shotgun?

Stephanie & Gwen Hudnall: Bill has just survived a stroke, much to his wife’s annoyance. She wants him dead and is prepared to rope in her daughter to get the job done.

Jennifer Reali: A dissatisfied military wife begins an affair with a Bible-sprouting insurance salesman. Her new lover is married. Jennifer has a plan for that.

Martha Grinder: One person dying in agony under suspicious circumstances might be overlooked. But five? A classic case from 1860s Pennsylvania.

Shonda Dee Walter: Once she’d been a promising student. Now she was the member of a street gang, intent on earning her colors. Her elderly neighbor was in serious peril.

Rebecca Shuttleworth: He was a delightful little boy, loved by everyone who knew him. Everyone, that is, except his abusive mother.

Tausha Morton: Tausha was a sex addict with five failed marriages and several abandoned children behind her. Some people will kill to keep such secrets.

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Sunday 12 May 2024

Killer Kids Volume 14

 22 shocking true stories of kids who kill, including;

John Christian: They were a class of exceptionally bright kids, led by the coolest teacher in school. Everyone loved Mr. Grayson. Well, perhaps not everyone.

Sarah White: There are two sides to the story. One paints Sarah White as a victim of abuse. The other paints her as a mass murderer. Both are true.

Colt Lundy & Paul Gingerich: Colt had taken one too many beatings at the hands of his stepfather. He was done with getting mad. Now he was getting even.

David Black: The boy liked carrying bullets in his pockets. He said he had a gun at home and knew how to use it. No one believed him. They should have.

Steven Miles: He was the odd kid in school, the weirdo, the outsider. Elizabeth was willing to give him a chance. Compassion will cost her everything.

Maxwell Morton: He claimed that it was an accident, that the gun went off in his hand. Why then did he pose for selfies with his victim instead of calling for help?

Miguel Cano: Michael liked to boast to friends that he was a serial killer who’d already claimed several victims. That was a lie. The victim count stood at one.

Dylan Schumaker: Two toddlers left in the unreliable care of a malevolent teen. One of them won’t make it through the night.

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Saturday 13 April 2024

Murder Most Vile Volume 47


18 Chilling true murder cases, including:

As a child, he loved stories of vampires and the undead. As an adult, he turned those stories into reality.

The Happiest Man on Death Row:
Questions remained over his guilt, but Joe Arridy wasn’t bothered by them. He went smiling to the gas chamber.

Six Days of Terror:
His family claimed he was a gentle giant, full of “love and kindness.” Tell that to the five people he butchered.

Angry Young Woman:
Maria was tired of men, tired of their sexual innuendos and groping hands. Now she’s fighting back... knife in pocket, revenge in mind.

A sleep-deprived man drifts off one night and wakes up in a hospital bed, handcuffed to the frame. He has no recollection of what happened.

Prom Night:
The deeply troubling story of a prom date gone horribly wrong, with deadly consequences for an innocent young woman.

Something Sweet:
The split had been amicable but then one of the parties shows up dead, with anti-freeze in his blood. Who fed him the poison?

Dark Knight:
All his life, Julian wanted to serve his country as a soldier. When the military decides he’s not wanted, he brings the war to them.

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Sunday 3 March 2024

Cold Cases Solved Volume 9


18 Baffling True Crime Cold Cases, including;

Black Summer: Two little girls are dead, and the authorities in Tacoma, Washington are deeply concerned. Does the city have a serial child killer?

Bad Obsession: A bizarre murder on the campus of Drexel University has police baffled. The motive will leave them stunned.

The Gambler: As a skilled poker player, Marcus knew how to judge the odds. His latest gamble is his most daring yet. Can he get away with murder?

Death Comes Calling: Beauty queen Tana has attracted the unwanted attention of a dangerous admirer. He lives across the hall. He’s also a psychopath.

Fourteen, Going on Psycho: He was a spoiled, rich kid who always got what he wanted. Just 14, he was already a serial rapist… and a killer.

Here Comes Trouble: Tommy thought he’d hit the jackpot with his attractive, young lover. But Clara’s not just a pretty face. She’s dangerously unstable.

When Hope Dies: The body of a little girl is found dumped beside a turnpike in New York City. How she got there is both heartbreaking and deeply unsettling.

The Accidental Detective: The case was cold, the killer apparently beyond the reach of the law. Then up stepped a rather unusual homicide investigator.


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 Cold Cases: Solved! Volume  9

Deadly Women Volume 16

20 classic true crime cases of women who kill, including;

Sarah White
: A deadly fire breaks out leaving six people dead and only one survivor. But is the live-in nanny the perpetrator of this crime, or another victim?

Jean Sinclair: LaRae had opted out of the relationship saying that she wanted a husband and children. Jean had a gun and wasn’t going to let that happen.

Dorothy Ellingson: The battle lines are drawn in a bitter conflict between a devoted mother and her willful teenaged daughter. Only one of them will survive.

Lauren Stuart: Banished by her church, Lauren put her own spin on the scriptures. To her, it was obvious. The end days had arrived. Precautions had to be taken.

Tiana Browne: A terrible family secret leaks out, setting a teenager on a destructive path. Those around her don’t quite appreciate the danger they’re in.

Magdelena Luczak: A truly horrendous story of child abuse and murder, of a little boy let down by the system and a woman not fit to be called “mother.”

Ana Trujillo: The soft-spoken college professor and the hard-drinking party girl made an unlikely pair. Their booze-fueled romance would have a gruesome end.

Carole Tregoff: A frigid wife, a cheating husband, a femme fatale and a double-dealing hitman are the key elements in this classic case from 1950s L.A.

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Deadly Women Volume 16

Thursday 28 December 2023

Murder Most Vile Volume 46


18 Chilling true murder cases, including;

Secret Psycho: On the surface, he was the perfect husband. Behind the scenes, he was a porn-addicted serial killer.

A Second Shot at Justice: A brutal killer is acquitted of murder. The double jeopardy law means he can’t be tried again... or maybe he can.

Body Parts: Mutilated corpses start showing up around the city, casting the police into a race against time. Can they catch this psycho before he kills again?

Murder by Ouija Board: A woman receives a message from a Ouija board revealing the identity of her husband’s killer. Now she’s out for revenge.

Broken Vows: Adam claimed that his wife had tripped and fallen down the stairs. The evidence said different, uncovering a web of lies, deceit, and murder.

Pieces of a Puzzle: Tony had his quirks, but he was always good to her, and Norma loved him for that. Then some troubling secrets start to emerge.

Too Little, Too Late: Floyd was 15 when he committed his crime, 17 when he went to the gas chamber. The tragic tale of a young life gone terribly wrong.

Dead Cold: When you set out to commit the perfect murder, first be sure that you have capable accomplices...who can keep their mouths shut.


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